The Broxtowe Women's Project Blog - Raising awareness of domestic abuse in Broxtowe.

The latest news and updates from the Broxtowe Women’s Project.


When he uses the child to abuse you.

September 14, 2021

Abusive fathers use children as weapons to control their intimate partners.   These men seemingly have little regard for the significant damage caused to the children. Domestic abuse has a devastating impact on ...
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Local Drag Favourite shows support for BWP

September 13, 2021

One of Eastwood’s most treasured performers, drag artist Mark Preston, turned the spotlight on to a local Domestic Abuse charity at one his famous fundraising events. Mark Preston, who performs as Zandra across Nott...
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Stalking, harassment, electronic monitoring and Domestic Abuse – and how to stay safe

September 1, 2021

“Every breath you take, every move you make, every bond you break, every step you take, I’ll be watching you.” Sting There is no legal definition of stalking, however the police and judicial system have adopte...
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Charity thanks local businesses and residents for generous support

August 19, 2021

Thank you to everyone who supported our Family Fundraising afternoon in Beeston last week. Our CEO, Colette Byrne said: “We were delighted that so many people joined us at the Beeston Canalside Heritage Centre on 13...
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Incels – Misogyny at its Worst

August 17, 2021

Trauma warning. This blog post discusses issues relating to the recent tragic events in Plymouth.  “The history of men’s opposition to women’s emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emanc...
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Women will be empowered to work again following charity grant success

August 11, 2021

Women who’ve experienced Domestic Abuse in Broxtowe will access support, training and opportunities that prepare them to get back to work thanks to recent grant success. Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) who provide ...
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Domestic Abuse and the damage it does to a woman’s assertiveness

Assertiveness is the quality of being self-assured and confident without being aggressive. Assertive communication is a means of expressing your views, beliefs and needs in a way that is clear and direct while still r...
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Come along to our Family Event in Beeston this Friday

Join us for a family afternoon tea  inspired by Alice in Wonderland - THIS FRIDAY! Friday 13 August,12 - 3.30 pm Beeston Canalside Heritage Centre With a raffle for incredible prizes, wellbeing sessions, an u...
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Sexual Abuse in Intimate Relationships

July 27, 2021

Please be aware this blog post contains details that you may find upsetting.  If you have been a victim of sexual abuse, please either contact us on 01773 719 111, The Topaz Centre on 0800 085 9993,  Nottinghamshire S...
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Plumbing partnership will provide ‘peace of mind’

July 26, 2021

For survivors of Domestic Abuse, allowing a male tradesperson to enter the home can elicit extreme fear and anxiety. Broxtowe based Domestic Abuse charity BWP were recently approached by Lee Shapcott, Director of Leev...
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    When he uses the child to abuse you.

    Abusive fathers will use their children in a variety of different ways to perpetuate domestic abuse. Using children is highly effective as a way of exerting power and control over their intimate partners or former partners.

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